In + Around San Antonio

A parent’s guide to all things San Antonio! The Alamo City is geographically a large area and there are tons of things to do in a variety of spots in and around the city. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, this is a great starting place. From kid-friendly restaurants to the best things to do with your family, Alamo City Moms has you covered with everything to do in our great city. Our team of 40+ moms is happy to share the ins-and-outs of what’s happening in San Antonio! Topics of articles include museums, parks, arts, restaurants, family-friendly events, the River Walk, Sea World, Schlitterbahn, Fiesta Texas and much, much more.

Summer, that glorious goldenrod of a season, is upon us. School schedules have given way to lazier days, with hopefully less traffic and more joy. These smaller, simpler moments have long been a favorite of mine, especially as we...
Are you as ready as we are for the return of fireworks, barbecues, and parades for the 2022 Fourth of July celebration? We have curated the perfect palette of RED, WHITE, and BLUE events happening in and around San...
This Saturday and Sunday (June 4–5) marks one of the biggest Pokémon GO events of the season, GO Fest 2022! I know we are all wrapping up the end of the school year insanity. AND, if you are anything like...
Summer is upon us, and the name of the game is, "Keep the Kids Occupied." Many schools send home reading tasks but reading should be for fun, too. The public libraries in the Alamo City and surrounding areas provide...
Depending on your kiddo, summer reading can be a chore. Not sure how to flip the page and get your children into reading? Free summer reading programs can keep kids turning pages—and earning rewards. Using a free summer reading...
There always seem to be lots of baby announcements in the spring, and if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably got a whole host of events to buy for in the coming months—birthdays, baby showers, gifts for new moms,...
A few years ago, one of my favorite songs played as I entered Lifeway Christan Store: "Yes to VBS." Vacation Bible School signs are showing up in front of every church across the Alamo City, and it's time to...
        With the end of school rapidly approaching, I’m already mourning the loss of our beloved schedule. To get out of my own rut, I’m also simultaneously seeking activities to do with my children this summer. When I think of...
Portions of this post were originally published in May 2015 by Brooke Meabon. Summer is here, and many San Antonio families are ready to get out and explore again. Whether you're in the mood for a road trip or looking...
Among San Antonio's many landmarks is a true gem for children and adults alike: The Kiddie Park. Generations of San Antonians have visited this place since it opened in 1925, and it is still bringing fun to its youngest...
Any day is a great day to take mom out to eat, but on Mother's Day, it's even more special with these amazing and tasty deals and specials San Antonio restaurants are hosting. From complimentary dessert to special menus,...
As a first time parent, I will freely admit to being woefully underprepared when it came to diapering. Though I chose a brand (Pampers or Huggies? I think most first-time moms probably choose between these two!) and dutifully added...
If I had to describe my family’s relationship with Mother Nature in one word, it’d be outdoorsy-ish. We’ve gone camping without any children being eaten by wild animals or being left in caves (a success in my book). Let's...
Looking to add some fun San Antonio events to your spring calendar? The weather is perfect and this season is filled with great options for families to enjoy and explore San Antonio together, so get out and go. Have...

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